Social Readjustment Scale

Ask the trainee to rank….

Rank the events below on a scale of 0-100, where:

  • 0 is “not stressful at all”
  • 100 is “extremely stressful”
  • [ ] Death of spouse
  • [ ] Change in work responsibility
  • [ ] Divorce
  • [ ] Son/daughter leaving home
  • [ ] Giving up hard drugs
  • [ ] Trouble with inlaws
  • [ ] Marital separation
  • [ ] Outstanding personal
  • [ ] Prison sentence achievement
  • [ ] Death of close family member
  • [ ] Wife begins/stops work
  • [ ] Personal illness or injury
  • [ ] Children start/stop school
  • [ ] Marriage
  • [ ] Change in living conditions
  • [ ] Sacked/made redundant
  • [ ] Revised personal habits
  • [ ] Marital reconciliation
  • [ ] Trouble with boss
  • [ ] Retirement
  • [ ] Giving up smoking fewer than 40 a day
  • [ ] Change in family members health
  • [ ] Change in working hours or conditions
  • [ ] Pregnancy
  • [ ] Giving up 40+ fags/day
  • [ ] Change in residence
  • [ ] Sex difficulties
  • [ ] Change school
  • [ ] Addition to the family
  • [ ] Change recreation
  • [ ] Business readjustment
  • [ ] Change church activity
  • [ ] Change in financial state
  • [ ] Change social activity
  • [ ] Death of close friend
  • [ ] Mortgage or loan under £20,000
  • [ ] Change to new line of work
  • [ ] Change in sleeping habits
  • [ ] Change in number of arguments with spouse
  • [ ] Change in number of family get-togethers
  • [ ] Foreclosure of mortgage or loan
  • [ ] Change in eating habits
  • [ ] Holiday
  • [ ] Mortgage over £20,000
  • [ ] Christmas
  • [ ] Minor law violations

Social readjustment scale – answers

 

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